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FPL Team News and Injury Round-up – Gameweek 30

We’ve pored over all 20 pre-match press conferences ahead of Gameweek 30, with our updated Team News tab containing detailed injury news from each club and predicted line-ups for this weekend’s fixtures.

Our video round-up of the Premier League pressers held on Thursday and Friday, meanwhile, can be viewed at the bottom of this article.

Arsenal v Manchester United

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer may be able to call upon three of his injured contingent when Manchester United head to Arsenal this weekend.

Anthony Martial (groin) is available for selection, while Nemanja Matic (muscle) and Ander Herrera (hamstring) will be assessed after returning to training.

Solskjaer said:

Anthony [Martial] will be available and, hopefully, we’ll have Nemanja [Matic] and/or Ander [Herrera] ready as well. They just need to have another couple of days’ training with the team. They’ve done well in their recovery work.

Eric Bailly has also recovered from the injury that forced him off in midweek but there was no update provided in Solskjaer’s presser on Jesse Lingard (hamstring), Juan Mata (hamstring), Phil Jones (illness), Antonio Valencia (knock) and Matteo Darmian (knock).

That gruelling win over PSG in the Champions League may prompt changes in the United line-up, with Solskjaer saying:

The fitness issue plays in more than ever. We’ve got players coming in, players who put a proper shift in – one of the hardest nights we’ve had, physically. It was great to have fresh legs, Scott [McTominay], Fred. That must be something we consider this time.

Solskjaer also had plenty to say on Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford:

[Lukaku] has been asked to play wide a few times earlier on and provide more chances but now he’s more in the box. We played with two up with him and Rashy against PSG and they might form a very nice partnership. We need Rom facing the goal.

I keep battering [Marcus] with it that he also should score as many goals as Rom after the training session is finished! He should also get simple tap-ins like Rom has scored the last few games.

Apart from long-term absentees Hector Bellerín (knee), Danny Welbeck (ankle) and Rob Holding (knee), Arsenal reported no injury concerns ahead of the visit of Manchester United. Lucas Torreira begins a three-match ban, however.

Unai Emery, who started Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil against Rennes on Thursday, suggested he would freshen things up on Sunday:

Sunday we need fresh players, players with energy, we need quality, we need good combinations and we need the players who start on the bench, after they can help us on the pitch and deliver a big performance.

Liverpool v Burnley

Dejan Lovren (match fitness) and James Milner (muscle) will be assessed ahead of Liverpool’s match against Burnley on Sunday, though Joe Gomez (leg) again misses out.

Jurgen Klopp said on Friday:

Dejan [Lovren] trained yesterday first time, full, completely normal. Joe [Gomez] is now running with 100% of his weight. [Gomez] will be probably after the international break. Dejan was out for a while, so we have to see how his fitness is.

Dejan is not injured anymore, he’s fit – but how fit, we’ll have to see. Millie [Milner] we will have to see. Everything heals quicker! He was outside yesterday. He had a little muscle issue. If you ask Millie, he will be ready. But we will see.

Steven Defour (calf) will likely be out for the rest of the season after surgery but Sean Dyche reported no fresh injury concerns in his presser on Friday.

Manchester City v Watford

Aymeric Laporte (muscle) has made an earlier-than-anticipated return to training and will be assessed ahead of City’s match against Watford.

Kevin De Bruyne (hamstring) and Fernandinho (muscle) are out and John Stones (knock) also appears to be unavailable, however.

Pep Guardiola said on Friday:

All of them, they are getting better. Aymeric [Laporte] is back, training the last two, three days, I don’t know if he’s available for tomorrow. Kevin [De Bruyne] is not fit.

Guardiola’s injury update can be viewed here on YouTube.

Javi Gracia had positive news in his own press conference, meanwhile:

Today is a good day for me because I can say, today, all my players are available for the next game.

Chelsea v Wolverhampton Wanderers

All quiet on the injury front ahead of Sunday’s clash at Stamford Bridge, with not a single injury-related flag between the two clubs in FPL – though Ryan Bennett begins a two-match ban for the visitors.

Our interpretation of Chelsea’s Europa League minutes can be viewed in the Team News tab, with Maurizio Sarri’s press conference offering little insight into Gameweek 30.

Nuno Espirito Santo was his usual reticent self, though seemed to imply – without explicitly saying – that Rui Patricio will return in goal this weekend.

Regarding the rotation against Cardiff, the Wolves boss repeated his comments about the third match in a tough cycle of games being the one that “requires attention”.

Southampton v Tottenham Hotspur

Dele Alli (hamstring) has trained with the Spurs squad all week and is in contention ahead of the trip to Southampton, though Harry Winks (groin) will require assessment and Kieran Trippier (muscle) is a major doubt.

Mauricio Pochettino said:

It is very good news that Alli is going to be available. We need to wait till tomorrow, the last training session. I hope that he’s going to be available and maybe he can play Saturday.

I think Trips, no. He suffered a small problem but I think Trips is going to be out. Tomorrow we need to assess Harry Winks again. It’s a similar situation to what it was before Dortmund.

Ralph Hasenhuttl provided an update on Danny Ings (hamstring), meanwhile:

He is not in the group at the moment. We didn’t take any risks, we want to give him the time to come back in this three-week break after Tottenham. We have one friendly against a Championship team, maybe he can get 45 minutes in that.

Leicester City v Fulham

Jamie Vardy (head) is fit to feature for Leicester City this weekend.

Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday:

He is fine. He took a bad knock and had a couple of stitches in his tongue from the collision he had. He’s trained very well and he’ll be fine for the weekend.

Andre Schurrle (virus), Alfie Mawson (knee) and Marcus Bettinelli (knee) remain out for the Cottagers.

Cardiff City v West Ham United

Aaron Cresswell (toe/head) and Fabian Balbuena (knee) are available for West Ham’s trip to Fulham.

Manuel Pellegrini said on Thursday:

Cresswell worked with the team the last two days so he won’t have any problems. Balbuena played 45 minutes for the under-23 team on Monday, also without any problems. I think they are both available for selection.

The Hammers’ boss also commented on Manuel Lanzini‘s recent return:

It wasn’t my original idea as I wanted him to play 65-70 minutes maximum [v Newcastle] but he said he was OK and he worked without any problems and played the whole game. He is ready and recovered.

On Javier Hernandez and Marko Arnautovic, Pellegrini added:

I am pleased with Javier. He is in a good moment and is making good movements in the attacking areas. Every striker wants to score more goals but he is contributing well. We also have Marko coming back, so I think we have options.

Maybe one of them for different reasons must wait in this moment or they can play both together, but in having good options for a manager, it’s a solution, not a problem.

Sol Bamba (knee) has been ruled out for the season but is Neil Warnock’s only confirmed absentee so far.

The Cardiff boss said:

The back four takes care of itself tomorrow.

I left Josh [Murphy] out [against Wolves] altogether because he’s been very, very poor for a couple of weeks, in training. It’s lack of confidence. And yet he’s one player who can just spark us off.

Victor Camarasa, I know he wasn’t 100 per cent but he had to play last week to get a game under his belt. He’ll be a lot better this week.

[Paterson is] a great asset to have. I’ve not written him off anywhere. It’s just, would you pick him in front of Niasse or Ken? Would you put him at right wing-back, at right-wing, in midfield behind the striker ahead of Camarasa?

Huddersfield Town v Bournemouth

Eddie Howe provided an update on Callum Wilson (knee) on Friday morning.

The Bournemouth boss said:

He’s done some light training this week, he’s been back on the grass for the first time and has looked pretty good. I’ll have to consult with Callum and the physios and see how he feels.

Steve Cook (groin) has been ruled out for “five to six weeks”, meanwhile.

Jan Siewert has a multitude of injury problems ahead of Gameweek 30.

The Huddersfield boss said:

I think we are short on numbers! Hoggy still has problems with his ribs, isn’t good at all. Demeaco with his hip, he’s not able to play. Depoitre has a problem with his foot, I’m not quite sure if it’s possible for him at the weekend.

Siewert confirmed that Jason Puncheon and Jon Stankovic are available for selection but Adama Diakhaby (hamstring) and Isaac Mbenza (calf) remain out.

Newcastle United v Everton

Rob Elliot (back) and Ciaran Clark (knock) have been joined on the sidelines by Sean Longstaff, who looks set to miss the rest of the season with a knee injury.

Marco Silva only has worries over two veteran defenders ahead of the trip to Tyneside, meanwhile:

Leighton [Baines], not ready. Started to work with the team but not fully. Jags [Jagielka] is out of the last two sessions, also. All the others are okay.

Crystal Palace v Brighton and Hove Albion

Roy Hodgson’s presser was thin on team news but it is expected that
Mamadou Sakho (knee) and Pape Souare (shoulder) remain out.

Chris Hughton, meanwhile, provided the following update:

At this moment, only Pascal Gross is unavailable this weekend. We’ll see how it goes this week, he’s not training but has been doing some good work. He has a chance for [the FA Cup tie versus] Millwall. Leon Balogun is now back in training.

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  1. Ycfc
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Bench 1:

    A) Jimenez (che)
    B) Richarlison (new)
    C) Son (sou)
    D) Anderson (car)

    1. dmkp
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      B

    2. COYR
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      B

    3. Jarvish
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Definitely not Son. Would expect the other 3 all to blank, but would probably bench Jim.

    4. n14mul
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Richarlson his been poor for weeks. Almost as bad as Anderson

  2. Dybala10
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    G2G?

    Fabianski
    Azpilicueta, TAA, Luiz, Robertson
    Salah (c), Anderson, Pogba, Son
    Vardy, Higuain

    AWB, Jiménez, Gunnarsson.

  3. S3
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 11 days ago

    SMEs help...

    Fab
    TAA/Robertson/Pereira
    Salah/Son/Sterling/Pogba/Nasri
    Higuain/Jim

    Hamer/Doherty/Barnes/Bednarek

    A) Nasri to Brooks
    B) Nasri to H.BArnes
    C) Son to Lanzini
    D) Son and Nasri to Lanzini and Brooks (-4)

  4. BananaMan
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 9 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    So are we all confident that FPL troll Guardiola is going to start Aguero today, confident enough to give him the armband?
    Schalke on Tuesday night, Jesus fit to start, Watford at home...

    1. mookie
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      I am

      1. BananaMan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 9 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Me too, at the minute!

  5. Dannywaz
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Leicester lineup anyone?

    1. Burger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Had a week off..

      1. Burger
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Oops fail 😆

  6. palace ash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Shaw to...? (FH32, WC34)

    A) Azpilicueta
    B) Luiz
    C) Pereira
    D) Ake?

    1. dmkp
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      A or maybe Clyne due to fixtures

      1. palace ash
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 10 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Already have Robbo and Clyne for the blanks

    2. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Chilwell?

  7. Rocky.007
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 11 days ago

    When my FH is active and lets say I bought Lukaku for 11m and he becomes 11.2 in one day, If I remove him within that day will I get 11.1 for another player?
    I read somewhere FH doesn't increase your Team Value or something like that. A bit confused.

    1. Burger
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      A. He can't go up 0.2 in 1 day.
      B. Your team prior to FH will. be exactly the same after FH,
      C. You can get 0.1 rise if you buy a player on FH and he goes up at least 0.2 and you sell before the GW begins.

      1. Rocky.007
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 1 Year
        6 months, 11 days ago

        A. I meant in a short time before my FH week gets over.
        B. This I know.
        C. This was my doubt. So I will get that 0.1 gain for the freehit week at least?

  8. palace ash
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 10 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Captain?

    A) Aguero
    B) Salah

    1. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Salah

    2. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Aguero for me. Have both

    3. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Salah

    4. AMP
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Salah

    5. mookie
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Over 4000 votes on that in the captain poll...

    6. COYR
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Salah

  9. pakornk
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Captain Salah or Sterling?

    1. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      I have both and edged to Salah

  10. S3
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 11 days ago

    West Ham lineup news?

  11. Jimbo-Jones
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    1. G2G
    2. Masuaku -> Fraser, bench Jimenez
    3. Jimenez -> King
    4. Doherty -> VVD/TAA, bench Jimenez

    Fab
    Robertson WanB Pereira
    Pogba Salah Sterling Anderson
    Rondon Vardy Jimenez

    Doherty Chambers Masuaku

  12. Flynny
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Views on best option here please.

    A....save ft

    B....Doherty to Bournemouth def

    C....something else.

    Planning g sterling and jiminez to mane and vardy next week

    Fab (stek)
    Robbo Doherty pereira (yedlin bednarek)
    Salah hazard sterling (c) pogba Anderson
    Jiminez rondon (kamara)

    Thanks

    1. maaaaloney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      I’d save

    2. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Keep Doherty I Alonso plays Irishman will have field day.

      1. Flynny
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Cheers....think I'll just save

  13. FPL Mario
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Who to play this week? Doing my head in...

    Rondon (EVE) or Jimenez (che)

    1. maaaaloney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Rondon for sure

    2. COYR
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Rondon

    3. Mr_Barbs
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Rondon

    4. BobbyDoesNotLook
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Huh. I am really 50-50 with this one still.

  14. COYR
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Current team:

    Fab
    TAA Pereira AWB
    Salah(c) Son Pogba Antonio Fraser
    Higuain Vardy

    Boruc - Rashford Doherty Bennett
    0FT 0.5m ITB

    A) GTG
    B) Pogba > Brooks*
    C) Other

    *If B it enables Son + Doherty > Hazard + Robertson next week

  15. el polako
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Selling Son and going to buy either:
    a) Lanzini - great next 2 fixtures, low ownership & absolutely adore him as a player.
    b) Maddison - Fulham at home, on set pieces & new manager = new hope ?

    At the moment leaning towards A, any reason why I should go for Foxes player instead ?

    1. COYR
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      B is a safer pick with good fixtures also (better 31/33 fixtures too imo)

      Not giving Son a chance this week?

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Nah his form dipped, since rather lucky goal Newcastle he havent done or show anything (bottled 1 on 1 in Dortmund).
        Dont like to hold on to the players on "he is due" basics.

    2. Mr_Barbs
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      I'd be tempted by A and thinking of bringing him in myself - do you have vardy?

      1. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        No Vardy, only Perreira.

  16. maaaaloney
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Is this right? Should I start Pereira over Arnautovic?

    Fab
    Robbo TAA AWB
    Sterling Salah Haz Pogba
    Rondon King Arnautovic

    Pereira Jota Bednarek

    1. COYR
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Pereira over AWB instead?

      1. maaaaloney
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 6 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Hmmm really?

  17. John78
    • 7 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Play AWB or Jimenez?

    1. maaaaloney
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      AWB

    2. COYR
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      AWB

    3. John78
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Cheers!

  18. fc_skrald
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Who would you rather have for the next gameweek, gw31? (not the most sexy players but what I can afford...)

    a. Stankovic
    b. Crouch

    1. FPL Mario
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Stanko

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Thanks

    2. el polako
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      I dont think it makes a difference which one you pick, in fact I had to check if they are even in the game.

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Hehe .-) they are there, and with two free transfers I thkink I should get one...

    3. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Surely there is better? You could go Jack Simpson for same price as Stsnkovic..

      1. fc_skrald
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Yes, cheaper actually, only 3.8 - but will he play?

  19. Mr_Barbs
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    A) jota > lanzini
    B) jota > brooks/fraser
    C) jimenez > wilson/king

    Fabiaski
    Robertson, TAA, AWB, Schar
    Salah(vc), Pogba, Son
    Aguero(c), Jimenez, Vardy

    Button, Jota, Hayden, Doherty

  20. MINUS FOUR
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    I find it strange that some managers are so content to go into BGW31 with only 8 or so players because they're expecting bigger and better things from DGW32. But that's 3 players (and 3 potential sources of points) you're guaranteed to be down, whereas in a double gameweek you're not necessarily guaranteed to get 11 extra fixtures due to possible rotation or injury following the first round of fixtures.

    Why is BGW31 considered such a write-off? Points can come from a lot of different players in a lot of different types of fixtures, it's not just top 6 clubs that can score FPL points. Once you get a strong 11 on the pitch, a blank gameweek is just like any other gameweek, and you wouldn't want to go into many with only 8 players, so why is this an exception?

    1. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      You have Arnie who we no idea if plays 90 anymore

      1. MINUS FOUR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Would I bring Arnie in now? No. Am I relatively confident he's about to get a start? Yes. There have been some mitigating circumstances for him lately, but I think the manager comments indicate Arnie is still right in the picture.

        Also, a player like him getting 25 minutes at the end of a game against teams like Cardiff and Huddersfield is not necessarily a bad thing. In GW27 vs Fulham, Arnie played 26 minutes and got an assist, yet also missed a big, big chance with his head and blasted a shot against the bar with the keeper beaten. Could easily have been a 15-pointer off the bench. Not saying it's ideal having him uncertain to start lately, but I honestly believe he's a good chance at bringing in some points over the next 2 GWs. I'd rather Arnie that Anderson, that's for sure.

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 11 days ago

          He has more shots on target last 46 mins played than Anderson last 10 games so no argument there

          1. MINUS FOUR
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 11 days ago

            Exactly. And a lot of managers went for Anderson early on and will be including him amongst their available players for GW31. I'm seeing some very weak looking potential line-ups for the blanks, yet not many seem overly concerned about it. Every GW is an opportunity, I don't see how this one can be written off.

    2. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Because of the quality and thr number of teams involved.
      I personally have 11 players for BGW 31.
      But I also think having a strong 11 for DGW 32 is better than having 11 for BGW 31.

      1. Kiwivillan
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 5 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Agree

      2. el polako
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        This.
        Once you get 3 Liverpool and some WHU, Chelsea cover it really is slim pickings looking at those fixtures in GW31.
        No point getting rid of Wolves\United assets with value tied up in yhe to get some average 2pointers for GW31.

        1. Kiwivillan
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 5 Years
          6 months, 11 days ago

          Just like previous seasons people running 11 will get donked by a team with 6 that luck boxes the Josh King hat trick player whoever that is

          1. MINUS FOUR
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 11 days ago

            This will absolutely 100% happen, I'm entirely prepared for it. But that will only be a handful of fluke outcomes for the lucky few, it won't be the norm across the board.

        2. MINUS FOUR
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 11 days ago

          But 'slim pickings' is just an arbitrary view of the quality of teams and players, it doesn't take into account the relative difference between the 2 teams actually playing each other.

          Watford and Cardiff on paper was a low quality fixture, yet Deulofeu scored 23 FPL points and Deeney scored 15. You can't just say the fixtures are no good because there are a few teams you don't rate and a number of top teams blanking. Games of football are stilling happening and there will be players scoring FPL points in those games.

      3. MINUS FOUR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Who cares about the quality of the teams? It's all about the relative quality of one team over their opponent. You're not any more likely to score points from a top team playing a decent team compared to a decent team playing a shocking team.

        Watford beat Cardiff 5-1 away from home! But it's Watford, they're one of those teams you wouldn't want any players from in a BGW because they're not that good? The reality is that a team like West Ham can beat a team like Hudds 3-0, just as a team like Chelsea can beat a team like Everton 3-0. It's all relative. Games are games, points are points. BGW31 is not a black hole just because Man City doesn't feature.

        1. el polako
          • Fantasy Football Scout Member
          • 2 Years
          6 months, 11 days ago

          So you think BOU - NEW or BUR - LEI will be high scoring games ?

          1. MINUS FOUR
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 11 days ago

            I think BUR - LEI could very easily have goals in it, yes. And Bournemouth could put a couple past Newcastle, but personally that's not the game I'm targeting at all. I won't have a single player in that fixture.

            But I will have double West Ham attack at home to Huddersfield, and I won't be even slightly surprised if they score me a lot of points. I'll also have a Chelsea attacking double-up with Hazard and Higuain.

            1. el polako
              • Fantasy Football Scout Member
              • 2 Years
              6 months, 11 days ago

              2 Chelsea, 2 WHU & 3 Liverpool - 7 players.
              Most people will have them and the rest is just gap fillers hence 9 players should be enough for BGW.

      4. MINUS FOUR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        I'm suggesting you should have both.

    3. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      AWB ruled out last minute. Lost 0.3m for Rice -2 return that week. It's not so black and white

    4. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      I’m happy with 10

    5. mookie
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Maybe some don't have chips, taking hits for some players just to take other hits to remove them the week after might not be worth it in their opinion.

    6. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Rotation is overblown as we saw over Xmas period. It's not like entire XI are rotated. Some way more likely to play both and some less. We have decent idea who those are

    7. Holmes (specialist in failu…
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      quality-wise, not many options available

      1. Warby84
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Ideally 3 Chelsea 3 Liverpool would be ideal

      2. MINUS FOUR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        I simply don't agree with this.

    8. St. Joseph
      • 3 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Happy with 8 or 9.
      As long as having big hitters like
      Salah, Mane, TAA, Hazard, Vardy and some of King / Brooks / Playing Goal keeper / Perreira / Chilwell.

      I dont mind If 3 missing is only some of declan rice, boruc, fanderson, maddison, I'd rather free hitting GW 33.

      1. MINUS FOUR
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Well from your list of options my differentials will be Fabianski, Lanzini, H Barnes, Arnie, and Higuain - all with good fixtures. Looks promising to me.

        1. St. Joseph
          • 3 Years
          6 months, 11 days ago

          Only rate higuain from that list 🙂

          1. MINUS FOUR
            • Fantasy Football Scout Member
            • 2 Years
            6 months, 11 days ago

            Doesn't exactly matter how much you rate them though, it's all about results. If any of them score decent points in BGW31 then it's a win. You know West Ham play Cardiff then Huddersfield right?

  21. arkom
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Lloris
    Robertson / Pereira / AWB / Azpi
    Salah(vc) / Mane / Pogba / Richarlison / Brooks
    Aguero(c)

    (Speroni) 1. Jimenez 2. A. Barnes 3. Doherty

    0 FT
    0,1 £ ITB

    Good to go, any changes?

    1. Scotty B
      • 7 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Looks good.
      What's making you go Richarlison over Jimenez? I'm trying to decide between the two myself

      1. arkom
        • 2 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        I've feeling that Richa's non scoring period will end today. And of course fixture is much easier than Jimmy's.

  22. Ahmed Adam
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 11 days ago

    I Think That Salah Will Explode this game

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      It will be a miracle if he does - he's my captain.

      1. Warby84
        • 4 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        I think he will, Liverpool 1/7 on and Salah is due.. But yeah he’s my captain too and had some dreadful luck recently

    2. Rocky.007
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 1 Year
      6 months, 11 days ago

      I have been thinking the same for a while.
      Rather put my bet on sterling.

      1. Old Man
        • Fantasy Football Scout Member
        • 8 Years
        6 months, 11 days ago

        Sensible - I really fear him today

    3. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      I thought this Salah C vs Watford

    4. The Overthinker
      • 2 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Been exploding since 4 matches now.

  23. George James
    • 4 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Point predictions...

    A) Son
    B) Mane
    C) Brooks
    D) Salah
    E) Kun

    1. Old Man
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 8 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      2
      7
      3
      5
      12

    2. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      2
      8
      6
      16
      9

    3. mookie
      • 6 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      5
      11
      3
      6
      13

  24. bitm2007
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 5 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Foster (Lossl)
    Robertson, Luiz, AWB (Doherty, Zabaletta)
    Salah, Pogba, Hazard, F.Anderson, Frasar
    Firmino, Rondon, (Barnes)

    0 FT's, 0.4m ITB (10 GW31 and GW33 players + Zabaletta, I will FH GW32, WC GW35)

    Is Firmino to Vardy worth a hit ?

    1. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      I think Firmino will play so defo a no from me

  25. Linvoy
    • Fantasy Football Scout Member
    • 6 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Captain Salah or Vardy? Got no city. Chasing in ML.

    1. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Salah

    2. Kiwivillan
      • Fantasy Football Scout Member
      • 5 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Has to be Salah

  26. COYR
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Pogba > Brooks for -4 or stick?

    Fab
    TAA Pereira AWB
    Salah(c) Son Pogba Antonio Fraser
    Higuain Vardy

    Boruc - Rashford Doherty Bennett
    0FT 0.5m ITB

    1. Warby84
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      Stick

  27. The Overthinker
    • 2 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Captain Vardy.

    Let's gooo

    Chat Sh!t get b@nged

  28. SUPER 11
    • 1 Year
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Jota > Gray / Gundogan?

  29. Atimis
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Which one sounds best ?

    1. Puncheon to Brooks and also play Shaw
    2. Shaw to Luiz and also play ABarnes
    3. Doherty Shaw to Azpi ASmith -4 and play both

  30. FDMS All Starz
    • 3 Years
    6 months, 11 days ago

    Which combo will score more this week?

    A) Vardy & Jota

    B) Jota & Son +4pts

    C) Maddison & King

    1. George James
      • 4 Years
      6 months, 11 days ago

      B